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Brighton

About the Training

Brighton is a vibrant city with plenty to offer project professionals attending a face-to-face project management course.

Other learning options include live Virtual Classroom or Distance Learning if you prefer to study at your own pace and timescale. We also have over 15 years’ experience delivering off-the-shelf and Bespoke Training Courses on client premises.

May 28
APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ) Excluding Assessment
ppq
4 weeks
  • £1,250.00 excl. VAT
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Jun 11
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)
pfq
2 days, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • £775.00 excl. VAT
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Jun 11
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
pmq
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
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Jun 14
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Exam Resit Webinar and Exam
pmq
Webinar Friday, Exam Monday
  • £600.00 excl. VAT
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Jul 03
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
pmq
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Jul 15
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)
pfq
2 days, 09:00 AM BST - 05:00 PM BST
  • £815.00 excl. VAT
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Aug 05
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
pmq
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Aug 16
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Exam Resit Webinar and Exam
pmq
1/2 day prep plus 1/2 day exam
  • £600.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Aug 19
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)
pfq
2 days, 09:00 AM BST - 05:00 PM BST
  • £815.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Aug 19
APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ) Excluding Assessment
ppq
5 weeks
  • £1,250.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Sep 03
APM PMQ Conversion Workshop
4 days, 09:00 AM BST - 01:00 PM BST
  • £950.00 excl. VAT
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Sep 12
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
pmq
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Sep 16
APM PPQ Resit Workshop
1 day, 09:00 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST
  • £300.00 excl. VAT
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Sep 16
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)
pfq
2 days, 09:00 AM BST - 05:00 PM BST
  • £815.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Sep 30
APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ) Excluding Assessment
ppq
4 weeks
  • £1,250.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Oct 09
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
pmq
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Oct 14
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)
pfq
2 days, 09:00 AM BST - 05:00 PM BST
  • £815.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Oct 25
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Exam Resit Webinar and Exam
pmq
Exam Prep and Exam
  • £600.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Nov 11
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)
pfq
2 days, 09:00 AM GMT - 05:00 PM GMT
  • £815.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Nov 11
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
pmq
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
Online View
Nov 18
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) Programme
pmq
5 Weeks + Exam
  • £1,650.00 excl. VAT
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Instructor Info

Here is some information about just one of our trainers who conducts courses in Brighton. All of our trainers conduct courses across the country. For more information on all of our trainers see our Trainers page

 

John Bolton

ChPP CITP PMP

John is an extremely experienced project and programme manager and an accomplished trainer and published author in a range of project management disciplines. He has worked in numerous industries across the world, including travel and transportation, education, health, construction trades, military, science and research and local and central government. He has had responsibility for multi million pound budgets and a project & programme management practice with c30 staff. Since 2005 John has been at the forefront of project manager development, training and education being the owner of Parallel Project Management Limited a leading provider of these services across industry and geographic sectors.

Gemma VareGemma Vare ★★★★★ Great course provider and great trainer Tyrone, have learnt so much in 5 weeks!Grace BillsGrace Bills ★★★★★ Highly recommended Parallel Project Training. Carmen is a fantastic trainer, she is able to guide you through the training in a friendly and welcome manner, she takes the qualification and puts it into bite size chunks to make it digestible over the 5 weeks. Thanks for all your help!Sam HillsSam Hills ★★★★★ Would highly recommend using Parallel Project Training. They have supported me in my journey to achieving my APM PMQ.The presentations and podcasts that they provide are informative and easy to understand. Compared to other training providers they are also one of the cheapest around.AaronAaron ★★★★★ Excellent course and really well led by Tyrone. Great method of getting the key information across and really informative.Richard NurseRichard Nurse ★★★★☆ APM PMQA well run and thought through course. The online portal, with videos and learning material was a great benefit along side the teams sessions.Our trainer, Carmen, was very knowledgeable and helpful. She put time aside to help answer questions, review work of our allotted sessions which was really appreciated.A slight frustration for me was that the paper work didn't always match the slides we were looking at, and the study guide arrived after our first days learning. But overall a very well run course.Many thanks,RichardRico CraigieRico Craigie ★★★★★ Amazing course and highly recommended. Carmen was very knowledgeable and easy to understand in order to pass the APM PMQ exam.Tom MurphyTom Murphy ★★★★★ Excellent training delivered by Paul Naybour; would recommend to anyone pursuing APM qualificationsNosherwan AliNosherwan Ali ★★★★★ I can highly recommend Parallel Project training for the preparation of the APM certification. The trainer are highly skilled and take huge effort in working with each individual to prepare for the exam (Thank you Carmen for you huge support and going the extra mile!). Their online platform includes very helpful videos and their prep questions trains you well for the assessment criteria.Absolute worth it!Ben DoughtyBen Doughty ★★★★☆ I complete the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification through online webinars and exam. The learning materials were high quality and delivery was very professional. The tutor was extremely well prepared and use analogies, case studies and real world examples to help make the course engaging.If you want to get an APM Fundamentals Certificate and your company uses the APM system for project management, then this course is a good introduction. However, the content is largely about the APM words for different aspects of project management and you are tested, not on your PM skill, but your ability to remember a specific set of terminology. This led to a lot of "teaching to exam" rather than developing any skills. This course lacks depth and does not develop Project Management skills.Christopher GreenChristopher Green ★★★☆☆ I completed the APM qualification 5 days over 5 weeks and I found this to be better way due to work commitments etc. Our trainer Carmen was very knowledgeable and I found the first 4 days of the course very beneficial. Unfortunately the final day which was used for revision didn't suit my learning style and I came away feeling more unprepared. Instead of going over all the content we have already learnt and answering any questions we just kept going over 'possible' questions and answers which really didn't work for me. I also found the exam questions to be very different to the ones we have spent time on practicing, so again seemed like a waste.Thomas MadathiparampilThomas Madathiparampil ★★★★★ Attended the APM PFQ training & certification - One of the best trainings I have been in, the instructor (Jan Underdown) was very knowledgeable on the subjects due to her immense real-life experience in project management, very articulate and took time to ensure everyone understood the concepts.Nicola EvansNicola Evans ★★★★★ Parallel Project Training provide a well-structured course, enabling an in depth understanding of project management methodologies, structures and challenges to overcome. The tutor (Jan Underdown) balanced the course well and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The online service is exceptional!Leigh HaywoodLeigh Haywood ★★★★★ Would highly recommend this course. Very well led, Jan skill fully balanced the breadth of syllabus in a pace that was manageable for the 5 week course.Amanda LAmanda L ★★★★★ Brilliant. Great support and presented very wellMartyna MasiewiczMartyna Masiewicz ★★☆☆☆ The APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) course was very chaotic to say the least. The training provider spent way too much time making kitchen analogy to illustrate structural breakdown and then ended up rushing through the rest of the course and I feel like she missed important bits that we were asked about in the exam.Rebecca UnwinRebecca Unwin ★★★★★ Took the virtual APM PMQ 6-week course with Paul Naybour. The course was conveniently timed to fit around the day job. Paul is hugely knowledgeable and supportive, teaching both PM principles and exam technique. Highly recommend to others with or without previous project management experience.Jon CumminsJon Cummins ★★★★★ Fantastic quality training by excellent tutors. Highly recommended.Mr JonesMr Jones ★★★★★ Parallel training is an exemplary company, from the customer service, to the study material, and the course itself.Fully recommend, thank you Michelle and Paul.Cam WoodhouseCam Woodhouse ★★★★★ I heartily recommend Parallel's APM PMQ 8 week virtual course. Its not an easy exam, however the tutors at Parallel ensure you have the knowledge and tips to pass. The tips and advice on how to pass the exam were invaluable and compliment the online lessons, text books, podcasts and homework.Karolis SerenasKarolis Serenas ★★★★★ I've done the self study course for the APM PMQ certification. The study guide from parallel was pretty comprehensive and sample exam questions and answers really help in rounding out the full understanding of the exam. They also provide podcasts and video lessons.And they mark your sample answers on their online platform.I've had 2 webinars with Paul and he was really helpful at explaining how to answer the exam questions and great at running the webinars (quite funny too). In the end I passed my PMQ and would recommend this provider. But to anyone doing the course it is quite difficult if you do it as self study. I would definitely advise to go for a tutor led course if possible.Saad JanjuaSaad Janjua ★★★★★ Excellent service provided. The trainers are qualified and well informed. I would recommend.Victoria OddieVictoria Oddie ★★★★★ Very Professional and supportive organisation - coached me through my ChPP and I passed!Richard SayellRichard Sayell ★★★★☆ Very professional and thorough preparation given to me as part of a successful ChPP application process to the APM. Thank you for the support and guidance in the overall process.Costanza BellingeriCostanza Bellingeri ★★★★★ I took an APM PMQ course through Parallel in the past few weeks and I was very happy about the quality of the training material (varied and suitable for all kinds of learning. There were videos, podcasts, printed material). I was especially impressed by the ability of the instructor, she was engaging, organized and super efficient, which helped me as well with my mental organization for the exam.Highly recommended!siris sirissiris siris ★★★★★ Paul Naybour is an amazing tutor and explained the concepts very well and given continued support through out the course duration. The 6 week course of APM PMQ helped quite alot to manage office work, personal life balance and course study. The weekly assignments through out the course study helped to understand the contents much better. Thank you so much for all your help.Ben HeathBen Heath ★★★★★ I have just completed the PMQ qualification over 10 weeks. I found studying using this format really beneficial as it gave more time to really understand the content and prepare for the exam. I would recommend Parallel Training to anyone who is looking for a training provider to study the APM qualifications with.Deborah MottaDeborah Motta ★★★☆☆ The training was fantastic but the mock up didn't help at all.The exam questions are way more difficult.I completely disagree with the statement on the APM page: "No prior knowledge or experience is required for this qualification".Irine CheptooIrine Cheptoo ★★★★★ Good training service offered for professionals. Would 100% recommend.Shane MussellShane Mussell ★★★★★ Great packages available and very well ran with lots of useful feedback throughout. Highly recommended and yes I'll be back for more :)Sharon HerkesSharon Herkes ★★★★★ I'm always sceptical about online reviews of companies but the reviews for Parallel Project Training convinced me to opt for them and I'm very glad I did. The course trainer, Michelle Greaves, was excellent and delivered the online course extremely well. I did the PMQ spread over three weeks to give myself more time to absorb the information. It was well paced, clearly communicated and she used real world examples to help you understand the concepts you were learning. She made the sessions very inclusive in a way that enabled her to check our understanding and to pick up any areas we needed to focus on. From the beginning of the course she guided us in terms of exam technique and how we needed to answer questions which was very helpful for someone who's not taken an exam in over 20 years! The speed with which she turned around our practice assignments was impressive and her feedback really helped with understanding what needed improvement. I'd definitely recommend the company and, in particular, choosing a course delivered by Michelle!Heather MccraeHeather Mccrae ★★★★★ Thanks John for all the support and training provided, I am pleased to comment the delivery method was excellent and all via on-line. I appreciated the fast turnaround of feedback, coaching and support provided throughout the process. I would strongly recommend this to others.T TilaT Tila ★★★★★ Great course, provided in a professional and easy to navigate platform with forums to ask questions and feedback.Rob MashfordRob Mashford ★★★★★ Parallel Project training were employed by my employer to support me through the ChPP application. Great support through what could have been a challenging and complex process. All carried out virtually which saved a lot of travel time.Mike FossMike Foss ★★★★★ Achieved by ChPP accrediation first time...with excellent support from PPT. Thanksjs_loader
About Brighton

About Brighton

The seaside resort of Brighton makes up one of the two main areas of the city of Brighton and Hove. It is located just 47 miles south of London, in East Sussex. The area is rich in history, which can be traced back as far as the Bronze Age with evidence of settlements unearthed in the region.

Brighton is an inclusive and forward thinking city with a large LGBQT+ population, quirky shopping areas, a fantastic arts and music scene and a diverse cultural outlook. One of its most popular tourist attractions is Brighton Beach, a 4 mile long stretch of beach with a pier and some fantastic views out onto the English Channel.

The nearest airport to Brighton is London Gatwick, which is just a 30 minute drive away. Both Gatwick and Heathrow are serviced by flights from all over the UK, Europe and the rest of the world, and there are regular coach connections from both airports to Brighton.

The city is also very easy to get to by train, with regular trains from London (a journey of just under an hour), and a direct link to the Eurostar service operating out of St Pancras International. Journeys from other major cities within the UK will require a change of train as there are only direct connections on the Southern, Gatwick Express and Thameslink lines.

By road, Brighton is just 45 minutes from the M25 London orbital motorway. It is also just a 90 minute – 2 hour drive away by motorway from the ports of Southampton, Portsmouth and Dover, making it easy to get to from mainland Europe and the port of Newhaven has regular ferries to France (4-5 hours)

Where to Stay

Project management courses in Brighton are often scheduled to take place over several days. This means that you may need somewhere to stay in the local area to avoid long journeys each day. Here is a small selection of hotels in Brighton you may want to consider.

Leonardo Hotel Brighton – Formerly Jurys Inn (BN1 4DJ)

In the heart of Brighton city centre, the Leonardo Hotel Brighton is just a few minutes’ walk from the closest railway station. It is also a short walk from the beach in one direction and the city centre in the opposite direction. There is offsite parking at the hotel at an additional cost of £16 per night, making it a better choice for those travelling by public transport. The hotel has free Wi-Fi throughout and there are a number of onsite meeting rooms available for hire.

Malmaison Brighton (BN2 5WA)

Located 1 mile from Brighton Beach, and near to the marina, this hotel is located a little way from the city centre. It is a short drive from the nearest station but does offer free onsite parking to guests. This is a smaller hotel with just 71 rooms, and, as such, does not have any business facilities with the exception of one meeting room. It offers a good range of dining options in its onsite restaurant and plenty of fantastic views and fresh sea air thanks to its beachfront location.

The Old Ship Hotel (BN1 1NR)

Just 1 minute from the centre, there are few hotels in Brighton with such a central location. The hotel is a 13 minute walk from the nearest railway station and boasts a fantastic seafront location with stunning views. There is an onsite fitness centre which is open 24 hours, and the hotel has a range of different dining options for guests. There is onsite valet parking, but it is limited and there is an additional nightly cost. Built in 1559, the hotel is steeped in history and offers a unique place to stay in Brighton.

Things To Do

 

Restaurants

Despite the incredible number of stunning restaurants in Brighton, there are none which have been awarded a Michelin Star. There are, however, plenty of restaurants that have warranted a mention in the Michelin Guide over the course of the last year.

The Flint House, Brighton (BN1 1GS) is a Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant offering a fantastic selection of European small plates in an atmosphere that is bustling and lively. The dishes are bold and offer plenty of flavour, and for those who like a drink there is a cocktail bar on the first floor of the restaurant, with the rooftop terrace also offering the perfect place to enjoy a drink.

Burnt Orange (BN1 1AL) is another Bib Gourmand holder and whilst it has only been open for a couple of years, has quickly become popular with locals and visitors. The menu offers flame cooked, globally inspired dishes in the form of sharing plates. The atmosphere is relaxed and there are plenty of cocktails. Burnt Orange was named the Best Brighton Restaurants in the 2022 Awards for Brighton Restaurants.

There are a number of up and coming restaurants in Brighton which have opened within the last 12-18 months, and have already gained a mention in the Michelin Guide. These offer a range of different cuisines and are well worth considering.

Entertainment

On a warmer evening, no stay in Brighton is really complete without a trip to Brighton Pier (BN2 1TW). With fairground rides, ice cream, amusement arcades and doughnuts a visit to the pier is like a trip down memory lane to childhood family holidays at the British seaside.

If a traditional pub appeals, then head to The Lanes where you will find a number of centuries old establishments specialising in real and cask ales and with an atmosphere that is full of character.

The Prince Albert (BN1 4ED) is a landmark designed not to be missed. As one of Brighton’s nightlife institutions the venue is well known for its incredible, bold mural. This is the place for live gigs of all genres, and they offer a wide range of ciders and craft ales.